The AlphaSights Blog

Welcome to the AlphaSights Careers blog. Read on to learn more about our industry, offices, and the AlphaSights way of life.

10 Grammar Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Miranda joined AlphaSights in February 2015 and sits on the European Recruitment Team. She taught English in Argentina and France and shares her top tips on how to avoid making grammatical mistakes when writing a CV, résumé or cover letter.

Although the goal is to get an interview, what you choose to put on your CV - and how you choose to put it - says a lot about you. You may not have studied grammar since school, but make

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The AlphaScholars Programme: Alternative Gap Year

Anna, Danielle and Max decided to take a gap year between school and university and joined AlphaSights in September 2016. Here are their reflections on their time so far.

Taking a year off before university can be an unnerving step into life after A levels. Whilst the traditional gap year may involve some mountain treks in South America, Full Moon parties in Thailand and inter-railing through Europe, we did something equally daunting. With the belief that we had ditched the

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Attracting Top Talent in a High-Growth Firm: My Industrial Placement

Ren joined AlphaSights in July 2016 as a Junior Talent Attraction Associate. She will spend 12 months with us as part of her year in industry studying Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.

After nearly eight months into the world of work, I can only describe my feelings towards working life as a pleasant surprise. As expected, my initial dive into the adult world in a busy London office came as quite a shock to the system

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How to Ace that First Round Interview

Sabrina and Taylor joined the New York Recruitment Team in July 2016, after majoring in Psychology and Marketing respectively. Here are their top tips on preparing for your AlphaSights interview - whether it's in person or online.

Interviews can be a nerve-racking part of landing that perfect job, and that’s why the Recruiters of AlphaSights are here to provide you with some quick tips on acing the first round interview!

alt Taylor conducting an interview via Google Hangout.

Before the

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The Power of a Commercial Skillset

At this time of year, many university students all over the world are starting to think about their internships and careers after college. AlphaSights Manager Christoph Witte, shares five reasons why a role in a commercial organisation is a great place to start your career.

Let’s face it. The job market is tough for today’s college seniors. Since the 2008 economic downturn, job growth for millennials has been flat or down, and the average young graduate holds debt

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How to Apply to AlphaSights: what you need to know

Applying for our Associate Programme? Here are some tips about our application process, including advice on preparing for the AlphaSights Video Assessment (AVA).

AlphaSights' Client Service Team is hyper-responsive. The environment they work in is fast-paced and projects move quickly. Our recruitment process is no different. When initially engaging with the application process, you’ll hear back from us within 72 hours. This means that it is even more important to do your research before applying.

Reading up on the

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